Boeing configures P-8A Poseidon training for US Navy

Boeing [NYSE :BA] has announced it has been awarded a contract from the US Navy to update the courseware and software for the Navy´s P-8A Poseidon training system, the company said.

Under the four-year, USD 194 million agreement, Boeing will upgrade devices at three locations for the US Navy and the Royal Australian Air Force to reflect the latest configuration of the Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft.

Boeing developed the comprehensive P-8A training system to provide training for both pilots and aircrews. The aircrew training solution includes courseware, classrooms, part-task trainers and full-fidelity simulators for both pilot and mission crew. The maintenance training solution includes courseware, classrooms, hardware and virtual maintenance simulators to support all US Navy maintenance certifications.